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ASPEN, Colo., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrating its tenth year, the Aspen Ideas Festival, presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, invites the public to join the conversation, no matter where they're located in the world. This year's Festival, which opens tomorrow and imagines our world in 2024 from a variety of viewpoints, offers more opportunities than ever for engagement online, on social media, and through media outlets that will be on campus.
Multiple sessions will be broadcast live each day and a full schedule will be posted before the Festival and updated regularly here: http://www.aspenideas.org/content/watch-live. Additionally, on the afternoon of June 30, Hillary Rodham Clinton will join Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson for a conversation, streamed live on Facebook. Interested parties can view the discussion at FacebookLive.com. Audiences can also engage at Facebook.com/HillaryClintonBook, Facebook.com/AspenIdeas, and Facebook.com/TheAtlantic.
As well, people can join the Aspen Ideas Festival conversation online across a variety of platforms:
"In recognition of the 10th year of the Festival, we're making it more accessible than ever before," said Kitty Boone, vice president of public programs at the Aspen Institute and director of the Aspen Ideas Festival. "We aim to spur a thoughtful and comprehensive dialogue both on the stage and on your screen about the most important issues facing us today and in the future."
Media outlets currently planning to report and present from the Festival include the following (watch for local listings and airtimes):
You can also get more event coverage from The Atlantic, co-presenter of the Festival, which will be available this week at TheAtlantic.com. The special online section includes:
The report coincides with the July/August Ideas issue of The Atlantic magazine, which this year is focused on the creative process that drives innovation, technology, science, and the arts, and which will be available this week at TheAtlantic.com.
Additionally, The Atlantic's Events Channel will offer constant coverage of the Festival, from live streams and session recaps, to curated video clips and behind the scenes insights.
About The Atlantic
Since its founding in 1857 as a magazine about "the American Idea" that would be of "no party or clique," The Atlantic has been at the forefront of brave thinking in journalism. One of the first magazines to launch on the Web in the early 1990s, The Atlantic has continued to help shape the national debate across print, digital, and event platforms. With the addition of its news- and opinion-tracking site, The Wire, and CityLab.com on global cities, The Atlantic is a multimedia forum on the most critical issues of our times-from politics, business, urban affairs, and the economy, to technology, arts, and culture. The Atlantic is the flagship property of Washington, D.C.–based publisher Atlantic Media.
About the Aspen Institute
The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute is based in Washington, DC; Aspen, Colorado; and on the Wye River on Maryland's Eastern Shore. It also has offices in New York City and an international network of partners. For more information, visit www.aspeninstitute.org.
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